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News Release: U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services

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                             U.S. Census Bureau
                      U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
                                    NEWS
              U.S. Department of Commerce  Washington, D.C. 20230

                           FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
                    8:30 A.M. EDT TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2007

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For information on goods contact:
U.S. Census Bureau:
Nick Orsini    (301) 763-6959
Vanessa Ware   (301) 763-2311

For information on services contact:
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis:
Technical:  Christopher Bach   (202) 606-9545
Media:      Ralph Stewart      (202) 606-2649

                 U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
                                   June 2007

Goods and Services

The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department
of Commerce, announced today that total June exports of $134.5 billion and imports of
$192.7 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $58.1 billion, compared with
$59.2 billion in May, revised.  June exports were $2.0 billion more than May exports of
$132.6 billion.  June imports were $0.9 billion more than May  imports of $191.7 billion.

In June, the goods deficit decreased $1.0 billion from May to $67.5 billion, and the
services surplus was virtually unchanged at $9.4 billion.  Exports of goods increased
$1.7 billion to $95.2 billion, and imports of goods increased $0.8 billion to $162.7
billion.  Exports of services increased $0.2 billion to $39.4 billion, and imports of
services increased $0.2 billion to $30.0 billion.

In June, the goods and services deficit was down $6.4 billion from June 2006.  Exports
were up $13.5 billion, or 11.2 percent, and imports were up $7.1 billion, or 3.8 percent.

Goods

The May to June change in exports of goods reflected increases in industrial supplies and
materials ($1.2 billion); other goods ($0.3 billion); automotive vehicles, parts, and
engines ($0.1 billion); foods, feeds, and beverages ($0.1 billion); and capital goods
($0.1 billion).  A decrease occurred in consumer goods ($0.2 billion).

The May to June change in imports of goods reflected increases in automotive vehicles,
parts, and engines ($0.9 billion); capital goods ($0.6 billion); and other goods ($0.1
billion).  A decrease occurred in consumer goods ($0.2 billion).  Industrial supplies and
materials and foods, feeds, and beverages were virtually unchanged.

The June 2006 to June 2007 change in exports of goods reflected increases in industrial
supplies and materials ($3.5 billion); capital goods ($1.8 billion); foods, feeds, and
beverages ($1.2 billion); consumer goods ($1.0 billion); automotive vehicles, parts, and
engines ($0.9 billion); and other goods ($0.7 billion).

The June 2006 to June 2007 change in imports of goods reflected increases in capital
goods ($2.4 billion); consumer goods ($2.2 billion); industrial supplies and materials
($0.7 billion); foods, feeds, and beverages ($0.6 billion); and other goods ($0.2
billion).  A decrease occurred in automotive vehicles, parts, and engines ($0.5 billion).

Services

Services exports increased $0.2 billion from May to June.  The increase was accounted
for by increases in other private services (which includes items such as business,
professional, and technical services, insurance services, and financial services) and
travel, which were partly offset by a decrease in transfers under U.S. military sales
contracts.  Changes in other categories of services exports were small.

Services imports increased $0.2 billion from May to June.  The increase was accounted
for by increases in other private services and travel, which were partly offset by a
decrease in other transportation (which includes freight and port services).  Changes
in other categories of services imports were small.

From June 2006 to June 2007, services exports increased $4.6 billion.  The largest
increases were in other private services ($2.5 billion), travel ($1.0 billion), and
royalties and license fees ($0.6 billion).

From June 2006 to June 2007, services imports increased $1.3 billion.  The largest
increases were in other private services ($1.1 billion) and travel ($0.2 billion).

Goods and Services Moving Average

For the three months ending in June, exports of goods and services averaged $132.1
billion, while imports of goods and services averaged $190.7 billion, resulting in an
average trade deficit of $58.7 billion.  For the three months ending in May, the average
trade deficit was $60.1 billion, reflecting average exports of $130.3 billion and
average imports of $190.4 billion.

Selected Not Seasonally Adjusted Goods Details

The June figures showed surpluses, in billions of dollars, with Hong Kong $1.2 ($1.0
for May), Singapore $1.0 ($0.2), Australia $0.9 ($0.8), Argentina $0.2 ($0.1), and
Egypt $0.2 (virtually zero).  Deficits were recorded, in billions of dollars, with
China $21.2 ($20.0), OPEC $9.9 ($11.0), Europe $9.6 ($9.9), the European Union $9.2
($8.8), Mexico $6.4 ($5.9), Japan $6.3 ($5.9), Canada $5.8 ($5.2), Korea $0.9 ($1.5),
Taiwan $0.7 ($1.0), and Brazil $0.4 ($0.2).

Advanced technology products (ATP) exports were $24.2 billion in June and imports were
$27.5 billion, resulting in a deficit of $3.3 billion.  June exports were $1.9 billion
more than the $22.3 billion in May, while imports were $2.1 billion more than the $25.4
billion in May.

Revisions

Goods carry-over in June was $0.4 billion (0.4 percent) for exports and $1.1 billion
(0.7 percent) for imports. For May, revised export carry-over was $0.1 billion
(0.1 percent), revised down from $0.2 billion (0.3 percent).  For May, revised import
carry-over was $0.2 billion (0.1 percent), revised down from $1.3 billion (0.8 percent).

Services exports for May were revised up $0.4 billion to $39.1 billion.  The revision
was mostly accounted for by upward revisions in travel and passenger fares.  Services
imports for May were virtually unchanged at $29.8 billion.